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You Do Not Want to Get Tased by This Eel

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The electric eel generates electric shocks of up to 1,000 volts, 80 times the electric voltage of a car battery. Watch as a caiman learns this fact the hard way.

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There is an electric grid submerged deep within the Amazon River, made up of a fascinating community of fish that have technological superpowers. Biologist Will Crampton ventures into this world, one which few have ever seen, on a mission to find, catch, and study electric fish. Armed with his own electric devices, join him as he uncovers the fighting style of the jaw lockers, the navigational skills of the knifefish, and the remarkable hunting technique of the electric eel.

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